Grant Newsham is a senior research fellow at the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, a senior research fellow at the Center for Security Policy and a retired United States Marine Officer. He was the first US Marine liaison officer to the Japan Ground Self Defense force and was instrumental in promoting the JSDF’s initial moves towards an amphibious capability.  He joined ALL MARINE RADIO today to talk about:

  • Russia’s “Solar Winds” operations — when does an electronic attack cross a line that requires a response?
  • The Swalwell fiasco
  • Chinese influence operations:  do a search for “President Xi” or “Tiananmen” when you send a text message on your iPhone — you will find “No image found” as the result — amazing!
  • Japan’s defense budget — a record number… is that good?